Gables Group Director Helps Imprison
Career Criminal Who Threatened a Witness
Circuit Court for the Eleventh Judicial Circuit
Miami-Dade County, Florida
The Gables Group was pleased to provide "pro bono"
investigative assistance and subject matter expertise to enable a local
police department to charge a career criminal with organized fraud and
threatening of a witness.
offender, whose lengthy criminal record included convictions for armed
robbery and battery on a police officer, had long victimized Americans
by illicitly obtaining their telephone credit card numbers and selling
those numbers to foreign tourists. After a local hotel owner and
prominent community renewal activist barred the offender from her
premises, the offender boldly returned and threatened her life.
use of extensive experience in complex mail and wire fraud cases, and
in protective services, members of the firm assisted local police
and prosecutors by drawing up arrest affidavits and proposed felony
informations. Guilty pleas, resulting in the offender's incarceration,
were successfully negotiated.